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After more than 400 farmworkers, families tested, more health fairs slated

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November 28, 2022

About 200,000 farm laborers live in Florida and usually get little to no health care. To help this underserved population, UF/IFAS Extension and UF Health have helped more than 400 farmworkers and their families lead healthier lifestyles in ... READ MORE

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Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Blood Pressure, CAFE Latino, Chagas Disease, College Of Medicine, Columbia, Dr. Norman Beatty, Farmworker, Health Fair, John Diaz, Medellin, Migrant Workers, Screening, UF IFAS Extension

High Blood Pressure


February 23, 2015

February is American Heart Month Have you had your blood pressure taken lately? Research shows that about half of the adults that suffer hypertension have not been diagnosed. There are several risk factors for developing high blood pressure--learn ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: American Heart Month, Blood, Blood Pressure, Community, Diet, Educational, Extension, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Health, Healthy, Heart, Hypertension, Living Well In The Panhandle, Management, My Plate, Nutrition, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

National Wear Red Day This Friday!


February 4, 2015

February is American Heart Month! January's presidential proclamation states, “cardiovascular disease — including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure — is responsible for one out of every three deaths. It is the No. 1 killer ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: American Heart Month, Blood Pressure, Community, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, February, Food, Food And Nutrition, General Information, Heart, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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